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81 Swinburne: Portrait of a Poet
Henderson, Philip
New York MacMillan 1974 0-02-550960-8 / 9780025509603 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 305 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no wear or tears, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Biography of Charles Algernon Swinburne. 8vo. Biography. 007885

Price: 15.00 USD
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Excuse it Please, Herford, Oliver
82 Excuse it Please
Herford, Oliver
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Decorated orange paper covered boards with purple cloth spine, unchipped clean paper title label on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Printed on quality glossy paper, with very nice black and white illustrations by the author throughout. 172 pages. Clean jacket is price clipped on front inside flap, has slight fading to spine and edges, tiny chips at top spine edge, short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Comedic verse and illustrations by a famous humorist. 021677

Price: 35.00 USD
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Etched On Air, Hess, David
83 Etched On Air
Hess, David
New York Exposition Press 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (some browning to front endpapers from a newspaper clipping laid in about the author's marriage with a photo of him and his wife at their wedding. Signed "David Hess" beneath the author's name on the title page. 56 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 028034

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84 Crazy Horse in Stillness
Heyen, William
Brockport, NY BOA Editions, Ltd. 1996 1-880238-29-2 / 9781880238295 First Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
First Printing clean bright softcover book, SIGNED by author. No creasing, curling or chipping. Gold seal on cover "Small Press Book Award Winner 1997". Pages and edges are clean and bright. 271 pgs. SIGNED by author on half-title page. No other marks. Trade Paperback. 010431

Price: 12.00 USD
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Poets in A Landscape, Highet, Gilbert
85 Poets in A Landscape
Highet, Gilbert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1957 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly ink-stamped on front free endpaper. No other marks. 267 pages + index. Clean dust jacket has small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, tiny bit of wear at spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The lives of seven Latin poets: Catullus, Vergil, Propertius, Horace, Tibullus, Ovid and Juvenal are brought to life in this book by the distinquished classicist author. 024623

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86 Kathrina: Her life and Mine, in a Poem
Holland, J. G.
New York Charles Scribner & Co. 1867 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some foxing to front & rear blank endpapers--all text pages clean and bright. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 287 pgs. 008580

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Leaf, Holmes, Oliver Wendell
87 The Last Leaf
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1895 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket George Wharton Edwards, F. Hopkinson Smith 
Attractive decorated binding (gold and black decoration and lettering on white and gray cloth boards). No fraying or wear, slightest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. MDCCCXCV on title page (1895). " Copyrighted by Houghton & Mifflin Co. 1885 and 1894" on copyright page. Illustrated by George Wharton Edwards and F. Hopkinson Smith. Preface letter by Oliver Wendell Holmes. 024013

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The One Hoss Shay - With its Companion Poems How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train, Holmes, Oliver Wendell
88 The One Hoss Shay - With its Companion Poems How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1893 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Howard Pyle, Illustrator 
Solid leather-bound book with MDCCCXCIII on title page (1893). Bound in suede leather boards with stamped brown lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Some wear-through to corner tips, spine corners, light wear to edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean green endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Liberally illustrated by Howard Pyle. Preface by Oliver Wendell Holmes. 80 pages. 025577

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The Love Concealed, Housman, Laurence
89 The Love Concealed
Housman, Laurence
London Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd. 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean, solid first edition. Green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Printed on high quality paper with deckled edges. Pages are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 115 pages. 024869

Price: 15.00 USD
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My Poetry Book: An Anthology of Modern Verse for Boys and Girls, Huffard, Grace Thompson and Laura Mae Carlisle in collaboration with Helen Ferris
90 My Poetry Book: An Anthology of Modern Verse for Boys and Girls
Huffard, Grace Thompson and Laura Mae Carlisle in collaboration with Helen Ferris
John C. Winston Company 1934 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Willy Pogany, Illustrator 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering and small decoration on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Slightest hint of surface wear at base of spine, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks.Introduction by Booth Tarkington. Illustrated by Willy Pogany (full page illustrations, many in color). 504 pages with index and glossary. Clean dust jacket has slight wear at edges and corners, a few short closed edge tears, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges; not price clipped - 2.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poetry that children love - complete poems, rather than mere selections, and many hard-to-find poems. Wonderful illustrations. 027807

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Art of Angling: Poems about Fishing, Hughes, Henry
91 The Art of Angling: Poems about Fishing
Hughes, Henry
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2011 0307597032 / 9780307597038 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Everyman's Library Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Very clean bright green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine, gold lettering on cover. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Woodcut illustrations. 256 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped - beautifully illustrated. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A bountiful catch of poems from around the world and through the ages on every aspect of the beloved sport of fishing. 027907

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Moortown, Hughes, Ted
92 Moortown
Hughes, Ted
New York Harper & Row 1979 0-06-012016-9 / 9780060120160 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Leonard Baskin, Illustrator 
Very clean toast brown boards with stamped bull impression on cover, metallic lettering on black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 182 pgs. with illustrations by Leonard Baskin. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A poetry collection from one of England's finest poets about ordinary life of serious farming. Clean collectible condition. 8vo. Poetry. 015254

Price: 30.00 USD
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High Country, Hunt, Inez
93 High Country
Hunt, Inez
Big Mountain Press 1962 First Soft Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Isabel M. Staehle Signed
Very clean white softcover book with illustrated dust wrapper, SIGNED by author and illustrator. 50 pgs. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers. SIGNED by author on the half-title page, and the following inscription on reverse side of half-title page: " From her letters, Inez Hunt sounds like a delightful person. We felt honored to have her ask to use a few of our illustrations from the San Juan Notes. - Henry and Isabel" Clean dustwrapper is not price clipped, unchipped, with small closed tear at top of rear panel, hint of faint browning at top edges. 012914

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Festive Heart, Huntington, Virginia
94 The Festive Heart
Huntington, Virginia
Wellesley, Massachusetts Hathaway House Book Shop 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, in original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue and gray floral decorated boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Signed by the author on title page: "Virginia Huntington". 119 pages. Clean dust jacket matches cover design on book, has a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023577

Price: 20.00 USD
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Comment from Caldermoor, Hurd, Pearl Strachan
95 Comment from Caldermoor
Hurd, Pearl Strachan
Manchester, MA Self Published 1973 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
First Edition 1973. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very clean red boards with stamped gold lettering on cover. No bumping. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Flat Signed by Author on front free endpaperwith date (Thanksgiving 1982) and place (Rockport, MA). 110 pgs. 013517

Price: 20.00 USD
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Further Comment, Hurd, Pearl Strachan
96 Further Comment
Hurd, Pearl Strachan
Rockport, Mass. The Gott Street Press 1995 0-9625660-2-0 / 9780962566028 First Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue wraps with black lettering on cover and spine. No chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 80 pgs. 8vo. Poetry. 013515

Price: 40.00 USD
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Tahl, Ingalls, Jeremy
97 Tahl
Ingalls, Jeremy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 621 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has some chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Epic poem about a young composer-aviator and his friends and acquaintances and the accumulated wisdom and lore of the world in which we live. 020678

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Poetical Works of Jean Ingelow - Including the Shepherd Lady and Other Poems, Ingelow, Jean
98 The Poetical Works of Jean Ingelow - Including the Shepherd Lady and Other Poems
Ingelow, Jean
New York R. Worthington 1868 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated green cloth boards with gold title box on cover and spine. Very light soiling. Small spots of wear-through to cloth at upper and lower spine ends. Binding is tight, pages are clean (some have light foxing), with clean floral endpapers. Frontispiece portrait of the author with clean tissue guard. All text block page edges are gilt. Decorative red single rule line around text on all pages. Many full page illustrations. 492 pages. 026179

Price: 20.00 USD
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Pinafore Poems, Kennedy, Celia Mary
99 Pinafore Poems
Kennedy, Celia Mary
Ann Arbor, MI George Wahr, Publisher 1924 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Laura H. Crowninshield, Illustrator 
Clean red & white checked cloth boards. Touch of wear to corner tips, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 61 pgs. Illustrated by Laura H. Crowninshield. 8vo. Children's. 013605

Price: 75.00 USD
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Carving Hawk: New and Selected Poems 1956-2000, Kenny, Maurice
100 Carving Hawk: New and Selected Poems 1956-2000
Kenny, Maurice
White Pine Press 2002 1893996506 / 9781893996502 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Stated First Edition, as new condition trade paperback, signed by the author. Clean yellow cover with brown lettering and hawk decoration on cover, brown lettering on spine. No creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page. 367 pages. 025964

Price: 25.00 USD
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